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Throwback Thursday: Last out, hearts out

There’s nothing like those moments that bring you to the edge of your seat. This was definitely one of those moments. With two outs in the top of the ninth, Rafael Soriano found himself in a jam with two runners in scoring position, protecting a one-run lead. However, it was Adam LaRoche who saved the day. Relive LaRoche’s thrilling play that secured a win against

Weekly Wrap: New manager announcement on horizon

Have you watched the Red Sox and Cardinals duke it out in the first two games of the World Series? While you continue watching to see who emerges as World Series champs, let’s catch you up on things you may have missed around the Nationals organization this week. The Nats are continuing managerial interviews, including one with DeMarlo Hale this week. In addition, they have

Throwback Thursday: A gem for Jordan Zimmermann

This season, Jordan Zimmermann emerged as an elite pitcher for the Nationals. After making the All-Star team for the first time, he finished the season with 19 wins and a 3.25 ERA. This week, we’re throwin’ it back to April, when Zimmermann threw his first career shutout. Watch the recap below and make sure to check back every Thursday for more memorable moments from 2013.

Moving ahead, what happens to the coaching staff?

NatsTown is prepared for a new manager, and one should be named during the first week of November. But whether general manager Mike Rizzo decides to turn the managerial reins over to an in-house candidate or picks someone from outside the organization to succeed Davey Johnson, there will likely be a ripple effect that changes the makeup of the Nationals coaching staff. A new manager

Weekly Wrap: Nats continue managerial search

In case you haven’t noticed, there’s some pretty great postseason baseball being played right now. The Red Sox are looking to head to the World Series, and they’re in need of just one more win. The Dodgers will send Clayton Kershaw to the mound tonight as they look to even up their series with the Cardinals. However, if your attention is solely on postseason baseball,

Throwback Thursday: Walk this way

When it comes to memorable moments, walk-offs take the cake. The game is decided by one swing. The dugout clears to ambush the hero. The hometown crowd jumps to its feet in excitement. What more could you want? With the game tied at 1-1 in the bottom of the ninth, Ryan Zimmerman brought us this memorable moment. Watch the walk-off below and make sure to

Throwback Thursday: Making diving grabs look routine

Denard Span made play after play in center field last season, finishing 2013 without committing an error to give him a chance to win his first Gold Glove. I’m sure we’ll see Span featured on Throwback Thursday again this offseason, but for now, watch the center fielder make a diving grab look routine. Your browser does not support iframes.

Throwback Thursday: Beginning with back-to-back blasts

This offseason holds a lot of questions for the Nationals. Who will be the Nats’ new skipper? What will the starting rotation look like? Will their lineup stay the same? But before we look ahead, let’s take time to relive some of the best moments of this past season. Every Thursday, we’ll be throwin’ it back to an amazing play from the Nats’ 2013 season.

Zimmerman-Ripken conversation featured at Dec. 4 event

Offseason baseball events have come a long way since the rubber chicken awards dinners of winters past. Mark your calendars now for Wednesday, Dec. 4 - that’s the night when the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation will host “The Hot Corner: A Conversation of Baseball Greats” at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event will feature an intimate conversation between Cal Ripken Jr., the

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